The winner of the 2012-2013 Award for High School Chemistry Teaching is Joyce Brown from the School District of Washington.
Mrs Brown has taught Chemistry I and Chemistry II at Washington High School for over 20 years and has served as Science Department Chairperson for the majority of her tenure. In 2008, she was recognized as the WINGS Educational Foundation Outstanding Teacher of the Year. In 1998, Washington MO Rotary Club honored her as the Outstanding Educator of the Year.
She is the National Honor Society sponsor, and has previously worked with students in Science Olympiad and Brain Bowl events. She is active in the local NEA chapter and with the Zion United Church of Christ in Union, MO. In her free time, she and her husband enjoy supporting the theatre and traveling to national parks.